Thursday, June 20, 2019

Equity and Health in Housing Coverage

How Can We Connect Racial and Health Equity with Housing in News Coverage?
Housing impacts health. And systemic racial inequities in housing policies—from the legacies of redlining and segregation to immigration status and income—must be addressed to make both homes and health accessible to all. A news analysis from PHI's Berkeley Media Studies Group found that when public health departments and their partners make the equity and health aspects of housing a priority, those priorities (and connected solutions) appear more often in news coverage.

BMSG says start with the three Ps: protecting people from displacement; preserving existing affordable housing; and, producing new affordable housing. Read their full analysis, including seven recommendations for how practitioners and advocates can leverage policy and media strategies to make safe, affordable homes a reality.

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